Related to monomorphemic: morpheme


(Linguistics) linguistics containing only one morpheme


(ˌmɒn oʊ mɔrˈfi mɪk)

containing only one morpheme, as the words wait and gorilla.
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Adj.1.monomorphemic - consisting of only one morpheme; "`raise' is monomorphemic but `rays' is not"
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The purpose of the present research is to study the lexical stress patterns of Ilami Kurdish, which encompasses both monomorphemic and compound words, by answering the following questions:
Zwitserlood (1994) proposed that at the semantic level opaque compounds behave as monomorphemic words.
As argued in Krug (1998), innit has resulted from a process of lexicalisation (Traugott 1994): the invariable tag question isn't it has become monomorphemic and opaque, and is, therefore, no longer divisible into the three lexical items that it comprises, namely the third person singular present form is, the negative marker not and the third person singular neuter subject pronoun it.
carrot, which is monomorphemic but contains two free morphemes, car and rot and, thus, has the appearance of a compound) or an orthographically-related word (e.
Goldberg's claim that no "difficulty or indirect motion" is involved in these monomorphemic predicates runs into problems when faced against examples such as (4bcf).
Morphological influences on the recognition of monosyllabic monomorphemic words.
An illustration is given in (31) and (32) with the monomorphemic verb suyna 'deprive'.
That is, the Source preposition from in from the house is monomorphemic, still it spells out the three heads Place, Goal and Source.
Coda modifications in mono-morphemic and bi-morphemic clusters Subjects Reduction in Epenthesis in Reduction in Modification/ Monomorphemic Monomorphemic Bi-morphemic clusters clusters clusters A1 7 0 9 A2 7 1 19 A3 0 0 9 A4 11 0 14 Total 25 1 51 Epenthesis in Subjects Bi-morphemic Modification/ clusters A1 1 A2 3 A3 0 A4 13 Total 17 Table 3.
Monomorphemic words would then be represented in memory in a whole-word form and accessed directly, while transparent words would have a stem representation in the lexical memory and a separate analysis of the gender suffix will be carried out.
Second, we observe that whereas these vowels are unstressed (or rather unaccented) in the polymorphemic words, they are stressed in the monomorphemic words.
The statement taken literally is equally puzzling for Dhivehi unless one limits it to monomorphemic inherited forms, since she goes on to state that consonant clusters in initial or final position must be "of foreign origin" and provides examples of these, as well as examples in sandhi forms.